2004 Volkswagen GLI Stalling on Highway

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Engine Performance problem
2004 Volkswagen GLI 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Manual 83000 miles

My car has stalled twice on the high roughly going 65-75 mph. It would stall when I am just coasting. The first time it stalled I just pulled over to the shoulder and restarted the engine and it was fine. The second time it stalled I pressed in the clutch and I was able to restart the engine while I was coasting. I had taken it to the VW dealer and they had no codes and wanted more information from me when it happens again (like was I able to restart it right after it stalled etc). Also both times the fuel tank was less than 1/4 full.

My guess is its the fuel system (maybe a clogged fuel filter (doesn't the dealer replace this in my 80K mile service?). I am not getting any noticeable jerks etc at idling and car stalls has only at coasting rpms high speeds so far.

Do you
have the same problem?
Tuesday, March 16th, 2010 AT 12:18 PM

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